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U of L In The News

Pronghorns host a triple header to celebrate return

After the COVID-19 pandemic cancelled the 2020 Canada West season, U of L Pronghorns athletics returns with a bang this fall, kicking off with a triple header Sept. 18 at the U of L Stadium.

CO2 release from 2017 Kenow Wildfire equivalent of 1.1-1.8 million cars

U of L undergrad Sam Gerrand conducted research to quantify how much carbon dioxide was released from the soil and trees in a 300-metre area that was burned in the Kenow Wildfire in 2017.

Celebration held for Blackfoot Women’s Empowerment project in Lethbridge

Celebrating three years, the Blackfoot Women's Empowerment group aims to create change while empowering Blackfoot women as entrepreneurs, giving them the resources to pursue financial security and freedom.

'Like fighting a fire': Fast-growing grasshoppers swarm Lethbridge after heatwave, drought

Dr. Dan Johnson weighs in on the glut of grasshoppers this summer

Invasion of fast-growing grasshoppers in Alberta city sparked by heatwave, drought

Dr. Dan Johnson explains the science behind the surge of grasshoppers in Lethbridge

Learning beyond the classroom: Tips for parents to re-engage their kids this summer

Dr. Robbin Gibb is a featured expert in this report on keeping kids' brains active

Lethbridge election ballots to include question on potential ward system

U of L political scientist Dr. Geoffrey Hale weighs in on the benefits of a ward system for Lethbridge.

U of L appoints its first executive director of equity, diversity and inclusion

Martha Mathurin-Moe has been appointed as the U of L's first Executive Director, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

Lethbridge nursing students to receive new parchment

Graduates of the Nursing Education in Southwestern Alberta (NESA) program will receive a parchment recognizing both institutions beginning in 2022.

Building Brains games keeping education going for children during the summer

The U of L's Building Brains Together team has developed a way to keep kids busy and mentally active over the summer with its game bags available at the Bookstore.

BEYOND LOCAL: How communities can fight the stigma that isolates people with dementia

Dr. Sienna Caspar says keeping people with dementia separated and secured is a common practice for safety reasons, but during this pandemic, contact was cut off at great cost to residents’ mental and physical health.

Oral History Summer Institute aims to empower story teller and listener

The U of L recently wrapped up its first Oral History Summer Institute which gathered about 40 students from across North America, many of them Indigenous, to listen to and work with a panel of Indigenous oral historians.

Solar energy in southern Alberta: ‘The best place in Canada to do this kind of work’

The U of L's Dr. James Byrne says southern Alberta should be leading the way on developing a green economy.

Building Brains Together launches outdoor play events

The U of L's Building Brains Together program kicked off its twice-weekly summer Outdoor Play Event schedule at Henderson Lake on Tuesday.

Building Brains Together launches outdoor play events

The U of L’s Building Brains Together program kicked off its twice weekly summer Outdoor Play Event schedule

Sampling methods and data analysis key to effective assessment in the field

Dr. Dan Johnson speaks about the importance of good sampling techniques at the Farming Smarter Summer Field School

Masks & distancing to be “strongly encouraged” in most places at U of L, required in others

The U of L is providing updates on its plans for the Fall 2021 term.

Masks & distancing to be “strongly encouraged” in most places at U of L, required in others

U of L setting its plans for fall return to campus

Seniors Have a Right To Express Their Sexuality in Long-Term Care Homes, but Staff Need Guidance

U of L researchers address sexual expression in long-term care settings

Lesley Brown appointed president and vice-chancellor at Yukon University

Former U of L vice-provost Lesley Brown has been appointed Yukon University’s new president and vice-chancellor